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4000 E 30th Ave
Eugene, OR 97405-0640
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Lane Community College

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Located in Eugene, Oregon, Lane Community College offers a wide array of educational opportunities to many different kinds of students. The college offers everything from personal enrichment classes to continuing education courses and associate’s degrees.

Established in 1964, Lane has a rich history of community interaction and involvement. Its Business Assistance Center provides aid to small business in the form of campus employee training and counseling and several other services such as workplace training. The school also offers a public news and jazz radio station and the Music, Dance and Theater Department has become one of the premier performing arts centers in Eugene.

Lane also provides an opportunity for students to participate in both intercollegiate, club and intramural sports and has an active campus life that teaches students valuable social and leadership skills. The school prides itself on providing a quality educational experience no matter what the need of the student.


Lane Community College provides numerous educational opportunities to a diverse community of students. People that simply want to improve skills such as decision making, parenting or maintaining productive personal and professional relationships may choose to participate in human development classes. These are either individual courses or small groups of courses that help students improve a specific area of their lives.

For students enrolled in credit programs, there is the opportunity to participate in different Learning Communities. Students participating in the Fast Lane to Success program choose a Learning Community and are able to take courses that improve their chances of success in school. Examples include such topics as college success, introduction to college writing, English, algebra, and basic computer skills for women that are transitioning to college.

More and more frequently, students seeking to complete a baccalaureate program begin that process at a community college. By doing so, they save considerable money and often get the chance to stay close to home for the first two years of their college career. Lane offers students the opportunity to do this via five different transfer programs. Students may choose from an associate of arts, an associate of science, an associate of science/business, an associate of general studies or a direct transfer degree. All of these programs are designed to provide students with the opportunity to either begin specialized areas of training or provide the foundation of general coursework that a student would typically take during their first two years of baccalaureate study.

Students may also earn credit via online courses. These programs are a combination of online classes, telecourses, live interactive courses and video conferencing services. Online study is becoming more popular because it allows people that may not have time to attend traditional classes the chance to advance their educations in their own time and from the convenience of their homes.

Lane Community College offers an International Cooperative Education Program from which students may earn college credit from studying and working abroad. There are a variety of places offered by the program as well as courses that may be taken on-campus in preparation for studying abroad. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to learn about their chosen careers from a global perspective.

There are numerous other specialty programs that Lane Community College offers. For students that are interested in the full range of courses and programs offered by the college, the school has both a website and an admissions office that can answer any questions.

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Lane Community College has an open admissions process and accepts all students that are over the age of eighteen and have graduated from high school or earned a GED. Students that are under eighteen that have either graduated or are still in high school may apply but will need parental permission. Minor students also need to be aware that some courses do not accept students under eighteen and that all credits may not transfer to other institutions. For students that wish to take non-credit courses, all that is required is an application and an email address.

Students that wish to register for credit classes will need to first submit an extremely simple online application, submit a valid email address and apply for financial aid. The school recommends applying for financial aid as early as possible because it may take the school up to eight weeks to process awards. Applicants will then need to take placement tests to ensure that they are enrolled in courses appropriate to their skill level. After completing the testing, students will need to schedule a Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) session in order to undergo academic advising and receive the information, including how to register for classes, that new students need. After completing SOAR, the student may register for classes.

Applicants that wish to transfer to Lane and international applicants should be aware that they have separate application requirements and should thus contact the school or visit the website for more information.

Financial Aid

Lane Community College offers financial aid to students in the form of merit-based and need-based scholarships, grants and federally subsidized loans. To receive financial aid, students must first complete the Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) available online starting in January. The college recommends that students compete this application as soon as possible in order to allow time for the award to be processed prior to the beginning of the term. Students should be aware that financial information for both the student and family will be required in order to complete the application and should have this information readily available prior to beginning the process.

Student Financial Aid Details

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The Lane Titans are a community college athletics club that plays in the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC) Conference. The club offers students the opportunity to participate in intercollegiate sports including men’s and women’s basketball, cross country and track. Men also have the option to play baseball while women may also choose to play soccer.

Lane also offers several different club activities and intramural sports for students that may not want to play at the intercollegiate level. In addition to all of the sports options available, there are also physical fitness and sports classes that may be taken for credit as well as an open gym program that is open to all students.


  • Lane Community College. Lane Community College. 2011. Web. 24 May 2011.
  • Lane Community College Athletics. Lane Community College Athletics. 2011. Web. 24 May 2011.
  • Lane Small Business Development Center. Lane Small Business Development Center. 2011. Web. 24 May 2011.

Information Summary

Ranks 26th in Oregon and 2732nd overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape 1 0.01
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 14 0.11
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft 7 0.05
Arrest 1 0.01

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 205 0.13
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Forcible Rape 78 0.05
Robbery 177 0.11
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 1,440 0.91
Larceny 5,862 3.71
Vehicle theft 576 0.36

Student Enrollment Demographics

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Eugene, OR 97405-0640
Surrounding communityFringe rural area (less than 5 mi. from an urban area)
Total Population43,663 (38,685 urban / 4,978 rural)
Households17,957 (2.38 people per house)
Median Household Income$44,776
Families11,230 (2.84 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Rural-serving Large
Undergraduate PopulationMixed part/full-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingLarge two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAt least 2, but less than 4 academic yrs
Calendar SystemQuarter
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District4104

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 1902nd for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $3,348 $3,348 $8,172
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $487 $487 $487
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $93 $93 $227
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $14,996 $14,996 $19,676
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $14,996 $14,996 $19,676
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $7,121 $7,121 $11,801

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $3,456 $3,682 $3,447 $3,682 $8,127 $8,362
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,275 $1,182
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A $7,344
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A $2,835
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $7,119 $7,344
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $2,970 $2,835
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $2,358 $2,223

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm Capacity255
Meals per WeekN/A
Room Fee$4,680
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

Total 17 10 105 16 34 1,202 432 1,857
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 1 47 11 61
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 1 1 35 11 50
Adult Development and Aging 3 1 4
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician 2 18 2 22
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 3 5 8
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 1 1 13 4 19
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician 1 14 4 20
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 1 25 1 29
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 1 1 12 2 17
Business/Commerce, General 1 2 2 14 4 23
Child Care Provider/Assistant 1 4 2 7
Child Care and Support Services Management 1 2 13 16 32
Child Development 2 2 4
Commercial and Advertising Art 1 9 4 14
Community Organization and Advocacy 18 2 21
Computer Programming, Specific Applications 1 11 8 21
Computer Programming/Programmer, General 1 1 9 3 14
Computer and Information Sciences, General 1 2 3
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 4 4
Construction Trades, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 1 1 26 3 32
Dental Assisting/Assistant 4 15 7 26
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 2 1 1 11 9 24
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 2 1 16 2 21
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General 1 17 6 25
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 2 1 15 2 20
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 2 1 8 7 19
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician 1 23 12 36
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant 3 7 2 13
General Studies 3 1 11 1 5 96 29 150
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 1 3 2 6
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 1 8 5 14
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other 2 17 25 44
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 2 2
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 1 1 5 3 10
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other 1 2 3
Information Science/Studies 1 1 17 7 27
Juvenile Corrections 1 1
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary 1 2 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 7 5 46 4 14 415 109 611
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 1 10 4 15
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 1 8 4 14
Medical Informatics 1 10 1 15
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 8 7 15
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist 3 5 8
Medical/Clinical Assistant 2 1 18 18 39
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 1 1 8 13 23
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 1 5 1 47 16 70
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 2 13 8 24
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager 1 22 5 29
Retailing and Retail Operations 1 6 5 12
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 9 6 15
Sustainability Studies 1 1
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager 3 1 41 10 57
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management 1 7 3 11
Welding Technology/Welder 1 1 31 13 49

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 1526th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $67,700 ($68,186 male / $64,748 female)
Number of FT Faculty 254 (106 male / 148 female)
Number of PT Faculty 657
FT Faculty Ratio 0.4 : 1
Total Benefits $18,693,226

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